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Environmental Management Revision Guide

For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management, 1st Edition

By Jonathan Backhouse


190 pages | 35 B/W Illus.

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The Environmental Management Revision Guide: For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Managementis the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to Brian Waters’ NEBOSH-endorsed textbook Introduction to Environmental Management, it will also serve as a useful aide-memoire for those in environmental management roles. The book aims to:

  • Provide practical revision guidance and strategies for students
  • Highlight the key information for each learning outcome of the current NEBOSH syllabus
  • Give students opportunities to test their knowledge based on NEBOSH style questions and additional exercises
  • Provide details of guidance documents publically available that students will be able to refer to.

The revision guide is fully aligned to the current NEBOSH syllabus, providing complete coverage in bite-sized chunks, helping students to learn and memorise the most important topics. Throughout the book, the guide refers back to the Introduction to Environmental Management, helping students to consolidate their learning.

Table of Contents


Study and revision skills

Course overview

Element 1: Foundations in environmental management 

Element 2: Environmental management systems

Element 3: Environmental impact assessments

Element 4: Control of emissions to air 

Element 5: Control of contamination of water sources 

Element 6: Control of waste and land use 

Element 7: Sources and use of energy and energy efficiency 

Element 8: Control of environmental noise 

Element 9: Planning for, and dealing with, environmental emergencies

Revision Questions & Answers

About the Author


Jonathan Backhouse is a chartered health and safety practitioner, qualified teacher and author. Since becoming self-employed in 2002 he has gained a vast amount of consultancy and training experience (working in the UK, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the USA) within all aspects of health and safety, including fire safety, first aid, food hygiene and environmental management.

His qualifications include a Master of Arts in Professional Practice, in the context of Education, and a Master of Research in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Pollution Control